Tell me, Dr Big Deal, what do you get the man or woman who has everything?
Why, that’s easy! We prescribe sea air, fantastic views and fine dining – pretty much the perfect present and the ideal cure for winter blues.
Give the gift of relaxation – or spoil yourself – with today’s Big Deal on a chilled-out overnight stay at the four star Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa in North Berwick.
Famous for its romantic coastal setting and less than an hour away from Edinburgh, the Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa in North Berwick is the perfect spot for a break with your nearest and dearest.
The views are spectacular; the rooms are cosy and the cooking in the Craigleith restaurant has been awarded two AA Rosettes.
Firth of Forth views
Available seven days a week until the end of March 2018, option one of this cosy offer is for two people to enjoy an overnight break in a Classic Feature double or twin room at the Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa.
Option two is for an overnight break with dinner in the Craigleith restaurant. Option three is for a two night stay with dinner on the evening of check-in.
As well as a full Scottish breakfast, the offer includes a cream tea.
Guests will also enjoy full use of the leisure facilities and a 20% discount on any pre-booked spa treatments.
Recently refurbished, Classic Feature rooms are newly refurbished and have stunning sea views of the Firth of Forth and North Berwick Links Course.
As well as super comfortable double beds, all bedrooms include Wi-Fi access and flat screen TV.
This Big Deal is available seven days a week until the end of March 2018. Friday and Saturday night stays will be charged a supplement of £30 and £60 per room.
Two AA Rosettes
Dinner is a £25 per person allowance to spend on food from the main menu in the Craigleith Restaurant, proud holders of two AA Rosettes.
As well as great views of the Firth of Forth and the West Links Golf Course, the plushly decorated dining room features fantastic traditional and contemporary Scottish dishes made with local, seasonal ingredients.
The fish is fresh-caught and locally cured; the beef is local and fully traceable back to the source, while the pork, along with the restaurant’s chickens and eggs, is free-range.
The menus change regularly. Typical main courses might be the rabbit loin wrapped in aged prosciutto and served with a rabbit ragout, spring vegetables, aged Parmesan and pappardelle.
A fish option could be the pan-fried pavé of cod with a parsley & cockle velouté, braised leeks and baby potatoes.
Leisure facilities & spa discount
The Leisure Club at the Macdonald Marine Hotel has a pool, sauna, steam room and outdoor Jacuzzi for you to enjoy.
Of course, there is always the option to book in for spa treatments. Remember, this Big Deal gives you a 20% discount on pre-booked spa treatments.
See & do
From beach walks to visiting Tantallon Castle, the area around North Berwick is packed with great things to do.
The area is justly famous for its golf courses and the hotel’s golf concierge can also arrange bookings and special rates at a range of East Lothian courses, including the Open Championship qualifiers Dunbar, Gullane and North Berwick West Links.
The Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa at North Berwick rates a great 4/5 on TripAdvisor. Lots of happy guests have glowing reviews like these which we have edited for length:
‘Perfect place to refresh your batteries. My husband and I are regular visitors to The Marine Hotel and we love it. The spa is excellent… The staff at reception as so good at their job and give excellent service… Breakfast is excellent, well prepared food and served without delay. Looking out at the golf course and the sea is so welcoming. Our feature room was brilliant and couldn’t ask for more, a real treat.’
‘Fantastic hotel. Just returned from a lovely stay at the Macdonald Marine Hotel and Spa in North Berwick. The hotel is a short walk from the town centre and has fantastic views over the golf course and Firth of Forth. The rooms seem to have been newly decorated and were very spacious and comfortable… The spa was lovely with the outdoor hot tub and thermal suite and the treatments were brilliant… Would highly recommend this hotel.’
‘Perfect escape… It’s absolutely perfect for a break with friends. The staff are extremely helpful and the spa facilities and treatments are fantastic. Can’t recommend it enough, will definitely be back.’
Ideal gift idea
With purchases valid to the end of March 2018, this offer would make a spectacular present.
Unwrapping a seaside getaway at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa in North Berwick is just the ticket to make a loved one smile.
It’s what the doctor would have ordered.